Sony Introduces Highly Economical AIT4, SDX4-200C Tape Storage Solution For Modern Business Enterprises
More volume of data is being created by the public organizations, businesses and government agencies than ever before. This meteoric rise in organizational data coupled with increasing data retention laws have resulted in immense pressure on IT managers. These tough challenges were not efficiently fulfilled by the old tape storage technologies. Therefore, Sony introduced a new highly compact and economical AIT (advanced intelligent tape) format, which clearly outperforms other medium and small tape storage technologies. Scalable AIT tape generations support the continuing data growth and increase your ROI.
Sony AIT4 tape solution raises the bar on performance and cost-efficiency. AIT4 technology is ideally suited to SMBs, financial institutions, branch offices and enterprise workgroups. Sony SDX4-200C, AIT4 tape features an exceptional native recording capacity of 200 GB. Its physical size is relatively much smaller than other rival backup tapes of similar capacity. The competing half-inch backup tapes are almost 67% larger in size than Sony AIT-4 media cartridge. Therefore, you can easily store more number of backup tapes within your limited shelf space. Fewer tapes will ultimately reduce the human interventions and will require less tape handlings.
You might be thinking that how come this small sized AIT-4 cartridge can accommodate more volumes of information? Well this has been made possible by increasing the recording density of AIT-4 tape’s storage medium. In addition, the AIT-4 tape drive’s special “helical scan recording” mechanism can reliably read/write data to the extremely narrow data tracks. This enables the Sony AIT4 customers to preserve large amount of business information, while satisfying the heightened security concerns. Special protective coating has been applied to the base film of Sony AIT4 cartridge to help minimize tape deterioration. Its ultra-smooth tape surface enables perfect head-to-tape contact and enhances the electromagnetic conversion characteristics.
Sony AIT4 drive models include internal (part number SDX-900V) and table-top (part number SDX-D900V/NB). So the users can seamlessly integrate the AIT 4 drives into their existing backup environments and also connect to a variety of computing systems. Sony AIT4 drive’s native speed has been enhanced to 24 Mbps. Backward read-compatibility of AIT4 drive goes backup three generations up to AIT-1, furthermore it can also seamlessly write data to AIT3 media tapes. So the AIT4 customers can benefit from a firmly-established scalable path and extend their storage capacity, while extending their prior AIT investments.
AIT-4 tape format’s greater data compressing capability of 2.6:1 provides unbeatable storage value. With compressed data, the recording capacity of AIT-4 backup tape significantly extends to 520 GB. It is a prudent approach to regularly use cleaning cartridge, because dust and debris accumulation can decrease the overall backup performance and might even lead to read/write errors. Cleaning cartridge developed by Sony for AIT 4 drives is SDX4CLLWW.
Working life of Sony AIT4 media cartridge is 30,000 passes. Sony AIT4 drive delivers unmatched reliability with an error rate of less than 10-17. So with Sony AIT4 media tape, you can cost-effectively satisfy the stiff backup requirements of most demanding IT environments and enhance your staff productivity.
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Frank Miller is the Marketing Manager of Backuptape and markets Sony AIT 4 tape and SDX4-200C. He has vast experience in the marketing and trading industries and has been helping buyers who have the backup needs and guide clients about the technology. Frank Miller 3984 Washington Blvd #503 Fremont CA 94538 Tel: 888-686-8273 Fax: 888-449-5050 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org